Professional development

AIGA provides members the opportunities to learn new skills, get advice on pressing career questions, hear insights from the profession’s leaders, and change the trajectory of their career. Use the resources below—conferences, webinars, online courses, advice, and more—to invest in your professional development.

2017-aiga-design-conference-150AIGA Design Conference
April 4–6, 2019

The AIGA Design Conference brings the design community together to experience provocative speakers, local culture, nightly networking receptions, competitions, exhibitions, professional development sessions, and face-to-face roundtables with your design heroes. Best rates available through May 1, 2018.

2017-yale-business-perspectives-300AIGA & Yale “Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders” program
July 22–27, 2018

Advance your career at AIGA’s week-long course with Yale School of Management faculty. Sessions on competitive strategy, operations, financial accounting, leadership, negotiation, law, and management will help you understand corporate management, the issues your clients face, and the value you bring to the table.

castillo-how-long-should-i-work-300Dear Bonnie

Hey designers, do you have burning questions about design jobs, portfolios, and other career conundrums? Bonnie Siegler of Eight and a Half tackles these and more. Email your question to for a chance to get Bonnie's advice, published each month. Submissions are anonymous, so include as much information about your situation as you can.

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